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Call back the cap-com,
Tick off the time-bomb,
Let felicity fly!
Armour the airlock,
Blanket the bedrock,
And kiss the planet goodbye!

Dear God, I was terribly lost,
When the galaxies crossed,
And the Sun went dark.
Dear God, You're the only North Star,
I would follow this far.

Fight back the flight deck,
Bring on the breakneck,
Cue the solar eclipse!
Summit the sunset,
Dubtail the dragnet,
And blow your backbone to bits!

Dear God, I was terribly lost,
When the galaxies crossed,
And the Sun went dark.
Dear God, You're the only North Star,
I would follow this far.

Oh telescope, keep an eye on my only hope,
Lest I blink and be swept off the narrow road.
Hercules, you've got nothing to say to me,
'Cause you're not the blinding light that I need.

For He is the saving grace of the Galaxies!
He is the saving grace of the Galaxies

Dear God, I was terribly lost,
When the galaxies crossed,
And the Sun went dark.
(Went dark)
Dear God, You're the only North Star,
I would follow this far.

I would follow this far.
(Galaxies, galaxies, through the galaxies, through the galaxies)



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    UnregisteredDec 15, 2013 at 5:34 pm
    Its actually about the 1986 challenger disaster, when they went up and 73 seconds later, to the shock of america, it blew up. I know this cause im doing a project on this. Its really really sad. Alligator sky is also about the challenger disaster. Very sad! Im also including lyrics from both songs. This wouldnt have happened is nasa had listened to the engineers working on the challenger. Its the o-rings fault!
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    Hansel888Apr 13, 2014 at 12:06 pm
    This song is in memory of the NASA Challenger tragedy in '89. But, Adam Young sees this catastrophe in a Christian worldview in which he thought that human, since they discover a way to discover the galaxies, started to become arrogant and lost against God. Just like the story of Atlantis, they discovered something that they thought could make them stronger than God. Adam Young tries to show how God is in control and how people cannot overcome His strenght, no matter what. He also mention God as the only North Star that could lead you to the Way of Righteousness.
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    UnregisteredJul 31, 2012 at 11:34 am
    Through god all things are possible as long as u have life the lord will give u strength and guide you
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    UnregisteredJul 21, 2012 at 12:35 pm
    I believe this song is a christian song about how brilliant god is and how jesus is his galaxy.
    But there could be another meaning to this. The song could be refering to the nasa disaster, about how the astronauts felt in their very last moments of life.
    "dear god, i was terrible lost when the galaxies crossed and the sun went dark. "
    Such a brilliant song, means the world to me. Adam has such a beautiful voice. I love him.
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    UnregisteredDec 3, 2013 at 5:33 pm
    I think it's about the nasa disaster of the apallo 18 mission and how the astronauts were praying to god to save them. I totally like this song! For some reason it gives me strength of heart. I think adam did a really good job with this song. Awesome!!! Great song for dancing. I recommend this song to anyone who likes music.

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